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gorged

[ gawrjd ]
/ gɔrdʒd /
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adjective Heraldry.

(of a beast) represented wearing something about the neck in the manner of a collar: a lion gules gorged with a collar or.

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RELATED WORDS

feed, surfeit, glut, guzzle, overeat, cloy, fill, gormandize, gulp, jam, sate, cram, jade, satiate, congest, devour, bolt, overindulge, stuff, wolf

Nearby words

gorey, edward, gorgas, gorgas, william crawford, gorge, gorge hook, gorged, gorgedly, gorgeous, gorgeously, gorgerin, gorget

Origin of gorged

First recorded in 1600–10; gorge1 + -ed3
Related formsun·gorged, adjective

Definition for gorged (2 of 2)

gorge

1
[ gawrj ]
/ gɔrdʒ /

noun

verb (used with object), gorged, gorg·ing.

verb (used without object), gorged, gorg·ing.

to eat greedily.

Origin of gorge

1
1325–75; (v.) Middle English < Old French gorger, derivative of gorge throat < Vulgar Latin *gorga, akin to Latin gurguliō gullet, throat, gurges whirlpool, eddy
SYNONYMS FOR gorge
10 glut, cram, fill.
11 devour.
11, 13 bolt, gulp, gobble.
Related formsgorge·a·ble, adjectivegorg·ed·ly [gawr-jid-lee] /ˈgɔr dʒɪd li/, adverbgorg·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for gorged

gorge

/ (ɡɔːdʒ) /

noun

verb Also: engorge

Derived Formsgorgeable, adjectivegorger, noun

Word Origin for gorge

C14: from Old French gorger to stuff, from gorge throat, from Late Latin gurga, modification of Latin gurges whirlpool
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Science definitions for gorged

gorge

[ gôrj ]

A deep, narrow valley with steep rocky sides, often with a stream flowing through it. Gorges are smaller and narrower than canyons and are often a part of a canyon.
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